Lionsgate Lands Stephen Gaghan’s Next

Lionsgate has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the latest character-driven action thriller by Academy Award-winning writer and director Stephen Gaghan (“Traffic,” “Syriana”).

The story follows an elite, highly trained, deep cover operative who loses everything, ultimately disappearing into Brooklyn, where he must start over.

He washes up as a beat cop, only to discover the global organization he was dedicated to fighting is also operating in his new backyard.

Gaghan will direct and produce the film ane co-wrote the project with Shannon Burke.